France turns the page on darkest days of history

French President Francois Hollande walks back from the train car symbolizing the Drancy camp, during the inauguration of the new Shoah memorial in Drancy, a Paris suburb, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. France has inaugurated a memorial to tens of thousands of Jews forced into a World War II internment camp that was set up with cooperation from the Nazi collaborationist Vichy government. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 22, 2012, on page 8.




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